Category: Features

The Cutting Room: Wolf Creek TV Series

Wolf Creek, a six-part drama series, is a psychological thriller set in the world that fans of the films will recognise – but this time things are different. At first the pattern is familiar: Mick Taylor targets an American tourist family to terrorise and destroy. But the tables are turned when 19-year-old Eve survives the …

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Look Out For… Lost Girl by Adam Nevill & Year’s Best Weird Fiction Volume 2

Look Out For… Lost Girl by Adam Nevill “Lost Girl combines the apocalyptic vision of The Road with Nevill’s own brand of bleak terror.” How far will he go to save his daughter? How far will he go to get revenge? It’s 2053 and runaway climate change has brought civilization to the brink of collapse. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 26 October 2015

Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: Apocalypse Right Now: Preoccupations of the End Game Feeding the Beast: Horror Vinyl Finds its Cult In Defense of Michael Mann’s The Keep The Lovecraftian Stories of Stephen King Can Budget-Slasher Jason …

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The Cutting Room. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Final Chapter finds humanity on its last legs and Alice (Jovovich) must return to Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is preparing for a final strike against the survivors of the apocalypse. In a race against time Alice will join forces with old friends, and …

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Tattered Tomes: The Silver Limbic Highway – Kathe Koja’s Bad Brains, Revisited

If you’re a fan of horror fiction, surely you know the work of Kathe Koja. I first heard of her work reading a horror lit zine in the early 90s in a promo article touting her soon to be released novel The Cipher. The local strip mall installed a Hastings and they had the best …

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Look Out For… Carter & Lovecraft by Jonathan L. Howard and Thirteen Days by Sunset Beach by Ramsey Campbell

Look Out For… Carter & Lovecraft by Jonathan L. Howard “This is no normal mythos rip off, but a sleek and stylish novel full of clever dialogue and original twists.” Daniel Carter used to be a homicide detective, but his last case–the hunt for a serial killer–went wrong in strange ways and soured the job …

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Injured Eyeballs: Who the Fuck is Michael McDowell? – Part Three

Given that this is the third column I’ve devoted to the criminally underrated horror author Michael McDowell, you’ve probably guessed that I’m quite partial to his work. There aren’t many writers whose entire canon I’ve devoured, and having done so I’m determined to share every ounce of my enthusiasm with you. So without further ado, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 October 2015

Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: Why Hotels and Motels Always House Horror in Pop Culture Houses of Horror: A Rambling, Teetering, Crumbling Brief History of Gothic Cinema 5 of Clive Barker’s “Books of Blood” That Need Film …

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The Cutting Room. Game Changer: The Legacy of Saw

Game Changer: The Legacy of Saw digs into the guts of the successful franchise with all-new interviews with creators James Wan (director of Insidious, The Conjuring, Furious 7) and Leigh Whannell (writer of the Insidious franchise and director of the third film); plus original cast members Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith and Cary Elwes; and producers …

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Look Out For… Songs Of A Dead Dreamer & Grimscribe by Thomas Ligotti and Dead Leaves by Andrew David Barker

Look Out For… Songs Of A Dead Dreamer & Grimscribe by Thomas Ligotti “Ligotti’s work seems to exist in its own reality, at a tangent to our own.” Thomas Ligotti’s debut collection, Songs of a Dead Dreamer, and his second, Grimscribe, permanently inscribed a new name in the pantheon of horror fiction. Influenced by the strange terrors …

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